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Comptroller Mychajliw Releases Statement on FEMA Ruling

I am proud to have stood side by side with the County Executive in February to fight for taxpayers in a bi-partisan manner to protect them from the federal government.  It was outrageous for the federal government to try and hurt taxpayers by forcing Erie County to pay back $48.5 million. 

Overestimated Pension Bill Results in Unexpected Money for Erie County

N.Y.S. overestimated the amount of money Erie County needed to pay in order to meet its pension obligations, resulting in an estimated positive cash impact of $3.9 million for Erie County in 2013

Sales Tax Revenue Shortfall Continues

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is reporting January 2013-June 2013 sales tax revenue for Erie County to be $204,100,885. That represents year-to-date sales tax reveue growth of only 2.87%. The actual sales tax growth for the first six months of the year falls far short of the administration's overly optimistic and aggressive projection of 3.73% growth.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

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The Erie County Comptroller’s Office is monitoring expenses related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how your tax dollars are being spent. Whether it is local tax dollars from the county surplus or federal funds, your taxes are being used to cover costs associated with the county-wide response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. You have a right to know how this money is spent.